The Chronicle of Higher Education | The Chronicle Review http://chronicle.com/section/The-Chronicle-Review/41/ Opinion & Ideas :: The Chronicle Review Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:12:39 EDT <![CDATA[Thoreau in a Pickle]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228765/ http://chronicle.com/article/Thoreau-in-a-Pickle/228765/ An emerita professor discovers Waldenesque joys and woes in an artisanal food business.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[How Historians Lost Their Public]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228773/ http://chronicle.com/article/How-Historians-Lost-Their/228773/ The discipline has become a victim of its own success.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The End of Male Supremacy]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228769/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-End-of-Male-Supremacy/228769/ Biologically, intellectually, socially, women are the superior gender, and society will increasingly reflect that.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The New Adulthood]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228767/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-New-Adulthood/228767/ Growing up has never looked less desirable. The good news is that there are an unprecedented number of ways to do it.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Unorthodox Views]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228763/ http://chronicle.com/article/Unorthodox-Views/228763/ Apostates from Hasidic Jewry navigate life in the secular world.

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Mon, 30 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Is 'Design Thinking' the New Liberal Arts?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228779/ http://chronicle.com/article/Is-Design-Thinking-the-New/228779/ A Stanford institute could change the way we think about learning.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Tongue-Tied Nation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228591/ http://chronicle.com/article/Tongue-Tied-Nation/228591/ Our intellects and our security are imperiled when we let foreign-language instruction languish.

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Love, Loot, and Lit]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228599/ http://chronicle.com/article/Love-LootLit/228599/ Can you study what you're passionate about without being exploited?

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Criticism Goes Autobiographical]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228583/ http://chronicle.com/article/Criticism-Goes/228583/ Like other critics, J.C. Hallman focuses increasingly on one subject — himself. Is that good for literature?

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Book Review: Clutterology]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228581/ http://chronicle.com/article/Book-Review-Clutterology/228581/ What’s the difference between collecting and hoarding? Income, mostly.

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[Alone in the Stacks]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228593/ http://chronicle.com/article/Alone-in-the-Stacks/228593/ If a graduate student hollers in the viscera of the library and no one is around to hear him, does he make a sound?

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Mon, 23 Mar 2015 00:00:01 EDT
<![CDATA[The Electronic Panopticon]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228419/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Electronic-Panopticon/228419/ As citizens and consumers, we must aggressively defend against deep, systematic prying into our intellectual lives.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Do You Need More Children?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228421/ http://chronicle.com/article/Do-You-Need-More-Children-/228421/ Overpopulation may contain its own remedy.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[A Constructively Uncomfortable Silence]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228425/ http://chronicle.com/article/A-Constructively-Uncomfortable/228425/ Nothing like Ratcheding up the tension in a lesson on Cuckoo's Nest to make a point about abusive authority.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Love, Factually]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228423/ http://chronicle.com/article/Love-Factually/228423/ A history of the love song treats it encyclopedically, mostly for the worse.

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Mon, 16 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Can Robert Putnam Save the American Dream?]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228443/ http://chronicle.com/article/Can-Robert-Putnam-Save-the/228443/ The social scientist sounds an alarm about a growing “opportunity gap.”

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Thu, 12 Mar 2015 04:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Reluctant Crusader]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228377/ http://chronicle.com/article/Reluctant-Crusader/228377/ Alice Dreger is a feminist atheist who writes frankly about sex and science. Why does that make liberals so mad?

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Tue, 10 Mar 2015 18:55:00 EDT
<![CDATA[Houellebecq Skewers French Academe]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/228215/ http://chronicle.com/article/Houellebecq-Skewers-French/228215/ Les profs have assiduously ignored the literary enfant terrible. But he hasn’t returned the favor.

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Wed, 04 Mar 2015 05:00:44 EST
<![CDATA[Why Terrorism Works]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190353/ http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Terrorism-Works/190353/ The political violence that plagued Palestine when it was ruled by Britain presents a model case of terrorists’ power to influence policy.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Heidegger's Philosophy of Violence]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190389/ http://chronicle.com/article/Heideggers-Philosophy-of/190389/ A newly published notebook shows his postwar anti-Semitism reaching new heights. It poisons the very core of his thinking.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[The 60s According to Morris Dickstein]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190355/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-60s-According-to-Morris/190355/ Stomach troubles, gripes about graduate education, and a failure to get tenure. Surely there is more to say?

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[My Vocation]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190357/ http://chronicle.com/article/My-Vocation/190357/ A would-be seminarian uses literature to help his students navigate the mysteries of mind and heart.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA['Adolfine' and 'Hitlerike']]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190363/ http://chronicle.com/article/AdolfineHitlerike/190363/ A linguist plumbs the nuances of Nazi-era names.

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Mon, 02 Mar 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[Sexual Paranoia Strikes Academe]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190351/ http://chronicle.com/article/Sexual-Paranoia-Strikes/190351/ How campus rules make students more vulnerable.

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:00:01 EST
<![CDATA[When You're the Target of a Boycott You Support]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190145/ http://chronicle.com/article/When-Youre-the-Target-of-a/190145/ The Salaita affair gets surreal for a professor both supportive of and pummeled by sanctions against her university.

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST
<![CDATA[The Believers]]> http://chronicle.com/article/article-content/190147/ http://chronicle.com/article/The-Believers/190147/ The hidden story behind the code that runs our lives.

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Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:00:00 EST